13th EU Research Liaison Officers meeting


The 13th EU Research Liaison Officers meeting will take place at the University of Belgrade, 22-23 October 2018.



University of Belgrade, Studentski trg 1, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia


Target audience:

The meeting is open to Heads of Research Services, Senior Research Project Managers, LEARs & Research Administrators from UNICA Member Universities. The participation in the meeting is free of charge.


Preliminary programme & call for contributions


Preliminary programme (as of 21 September) is available under this link.


The meeting's Programme Committee invites presentations and case study contributions on the following topics:

  • Institutional preparations for Horizon Europe at UNICA Member Universities: Planning, expectations and pending questions

  • Implementation of GDPR & its implications for research projects: How are UNICA Member Universities facing the challenge?

  • Portability of ERC grants: How to attract and retain ERC grantees? ♦ ERC grants and the Brexit "factor" ♦ Resubmission of ERC grants: Where to find other types of funding?

If you would like to share your experience/practices in a 15-20 minute contribution, please send an email to marta.wasowska@unica-network.eu by Monday, 10 September.


As in previous years, we encourage you to present your projects and initiatives in the "Speaker's Corner" slot on Monday, 22 October, 16:00-17:00. If you would like to present in the "Speaker's Corner", please let us know the topic of your presentation by Monday, 1 OctoberN.B. The speakers in the Speaker's Corner are expected to give short presentations of 5-10 minutes. The use of PowerPoint is limited to 3 slides. 



Please complete and submit this online registration form by Monday, 1 October. After submitting your form, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your submission. Your form will be automatically recorded in the UNICA registrations system. If you encounter any problems with the submission or have any questions related to your participation in the General Assembly, do not hesitate to contact Laura Brossico from the UNICA Secretariat (office@unica-network.eu).



Below you will find a list of hotels recommended by the Organisers from the University of Belgrade, all within a short 3-7 min walking distance to the meeting venue (University of Belgrade, Studentski trg 1, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia):

Hotel Room rate Reservation

Envoy Hotel****,

Čika-Ljubina 13, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Room rate per night, single occupancy: 95 EUR

Rate includes: Buffet breakfast, VAT, free Wi-Fi, City tax

To book a room at the hotel, please complete  this reservation form (Word document) and send it to: info@envoyhotel.rs

Additional info on hotel rooms (PDF)

The room rate is guaranteed until 17.07.2018.

Art Hotel****

Kneza Mihaila 27, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Room rate per night, single occupancy (Comfort Room, queen size bed): 80 EUR


Rate includes: Buffet breakfast, VAT, free Wi-Fi, 1 complimentary bottle of water on arrival date

Not included in the rate (payment at the front desk):

City tax 155 RSD (ca. €1.3 ) per person per night

Airport pick-up/drop-off service – € 25 per one way per car (for up to 3 persons). Booking in advance is obligatory

All requests should be sent to:  info@belgradearthotel.com

(Booking reference - 13th EU RESEARCH Liaison Officers meeting)

The room rate is guaranteed until 31.08.2018.

Palace Hotel****

Topličin venac br. 23

Room rate, single occupancy: ca. €50 

Rate includes: Buffet breakfast, VAT, free Wi-Fi, City tax

Booking via website

Hotel Majestic****

Obilićev Venac 28


Room rate, single occupancy: ca. €70

Rate includes: Buffet breakfast, VAT, free Wi-Fi, City tax


All requests should be sent to email: office@majestic.rs

The room rate is guaranteed until 15.08.2018.


You can also consider the following hotels (all located within a 5-minute walking distance to the meeting venue):


Contact & further information:


Learn more about previous EU Research Liaison Officers meetings


If you have any questions related to the meeting, please contact:

Marta Brelih-Wasowska, Project & Communications Officer, UNICA Secretariat

email: marta.wasowska@unica-network.eu


Monday, 22 October, 2018 to Tuesday, 23 October, 2018
Host Institution: 
University of Belgrade